410. ABOLISHING A POSITION - Pg.
410. ABOLISHING A POSITION
The Board is responsible for providing the professional staff necessary for implementation of the educational programs and proper operation of the schools, and to do so efficiently and economically.
SC 524, 1106
The Board recognizes its responsibility to maintain professional staff positions consistent with the instructional and operational needs of the District.
In the exercise of its authority to reduce staff or abolish positions, the Board shall give primary consideration to the effect upon the educational program and shall ascertain that elimination of a program is approved by the PA Department of Education.
Abolishment of positions affecting professional employees may be brought about because of:
Reduction in staff as a result of the abolishment of positions shall be in accordance with law and Board policy.
4. Delegation of Responsibility
The Superintendent shall recommend annually to the Board the number of professional positions needed for the District to function efficiently, including recommending the abolishment of unnecessary positions.